Iran observes all US ships in the Persian Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran’s Navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club (YJC) website.
Tons of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash.
The US Navy has sent two ships through the strategic Taiwan Strait, in a move that is likely to aggravate Washington’s already-high tensions with China, which views the self-ruled island as part of its territory.
India’s media say Iran has started to provide insurance coverage to oil shipments to India so as to continue exporting the strategic fuel to its second largest buyer in light of US sanctions that are expected to choke its crude trade.
Iran is offering to insure oil cargoes to India after some local insurers stopped providing the service in the face of impending US sanctions, industry sources said, a move that would help Tehran continue supplying its second biggest oil client.